INTDS 2012, the 26th conference of the International Nuclear Target Development Society, was co-organized by Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, and was supported by the HIM Helmholtz-Institut Mainz and the HIJ Helmholtz-Institut Jena.
Overview talks and contributions covered current research and challenges both from the target maker’s perspective as well as from the experimenter’s point of view.

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